Episode 120 – News for November 12, 2015

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Adventists and Science

* 18.1 million members * 175 Hospitals * 136 Nursing Homes * 5714 primary schools * 1969 secondary schools * 113 colleges, universities, and trade schools * Loma Linda University Medical School * Biblical Research Institute

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – November 12 * 1934 – Charles Manson, American cult leader and murderer was born * 1954 – Ellis Island Closes * 1970 – The Oregon Highway Division attempts to destroy a rotting beached Sperm whale with explosives, leading to the now infamous “exploding whale” incident. * 1970 – Tonya Harding, American figure skater born * 1993 – The first Ultimate Fighting Championship event, UFC 1, is held in Denver, Colorado. * 2014 – The Philae lander, deployed from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe, reaches the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY * Man with HIV gets cancer from a tapeworm * Blood-brain barrier breached to allow chemo to pass to brain tumor * Genetically edited t-cell saves girl with leukemia

POLITICS AND RELIGION * Update on Coach Joe Kennedy * Opal Covey Lost * Ben Carson | Pyramids | Fighting back * North American Division of the SDA Church approves new document on sexual orientation * LDS Church issues new policies on same sex marriage * Half of the new Canadian cabinet took secular affirmations * Belgium may expel Scientology


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